Final RBA Concert Season Begins This Saturday October 22 With The Kathy Kallick Band

The Kathy Kallick Band will kick off the final Redwood Bluegrass Associates season this Saturday, October 22, 2016.

All RBA programs since 1995 have been welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society. The series has brought bluegrass to the Peninsula & South Bay for 25 years.

The concert will be presented at the Mountain View Masonic Hall, at 890 Church Street near downtown Mountain View.

There is plenty of free parking on the street, in the Hall’s lot and in the nearby library parking lot. Concert doors will open at 7:00pm and the concert will begin at 7:30pm.

A (coed) open jam will be hosted by The Handsome Ladies beginning at 5:00pm.

The Kathy Kallick Band

Three Day Reminder: Film Submissions For 10th Annual NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival Due On October 22

Three Day Reminder: This Saturday, October 22, 2016 is the due date for film submissions for the 10th Annual NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival. The film festival is part of the FREE Bluegrass On Broadway Festival, set for January, 2017 in Redwood City. Information: (650) 218-9845.

Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series Returns This Week Following Renovations

The FREE Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series continues following renovations at the venue last week. The lovely Santa Cruz Mountains views remain the same.

The weekly series runs every Thursday evening from 6:00pm to 8:30pm at the Summit House Beer Garden & Grill at the top of Highway 17 between Los Gatos & Scott’s Valley. The series is presented by the Summit House and welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society. Good food and drink are served during the performance.

On October 20, Redwood City’s Kitchen Help will perform. Ya’ll come!

Robert Cornelius books this series that launched in January of this year and has made the Summit House a gem of a bluegrass venue. Check it out this month if you haven’t been by to enjoy this free event. Enjoy the endless view while you are there!

Applications For IBMA’s Leadership Bluegrass Class Due On November 15

The Northern California Bluegrass Society is a longtime organizational member of the International Bluegrass Music Association.

NCBS Members should consider applying for the 2017 IBMA Leadership Bluegrass class to be held March 20-22, 2017 in Nashville. For more information, ask NCBS president  (Michael Hall) hallmw (at) gmail (dot) com or another Leadership Bluegrass graduate.

Applications are due on November 15, 2016.

NCBS Board Of Directors Elects Officers For 2016-2017

NCBS Officers for 2016-2017

The Northern California Bluegrass Society Board Of Directors has elected officers for 2016-2017. They are:

President — Michael Hall (Redwood City)

Vice-President — Mike Russell (San Mateo)

Secretary — Bruce Bellochio (Brookdale)

Treasurer — Bruce Edmundson (Sunnyvale)

RBA Announces That 2016-2017 Concert Season Will Be The Last After 25 Years

Redwood Bluegrass Associates has announced that the 2016-2017 concert season will be the non-profit organization’s 25th and final year. The last show will be on April 22, 2017.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society has supported the RBA series since 1995. We are sorry to see it shut down after a great run.

Come out and enjoy the final season! The first of the monthly concerts will be on October 22, 2016 at the Mountain View Masonic Hall with the Kathy Kallick Band.

NCBS Annual Volunteer Party Will Be Held On Saturday, October 29

The 2016 Volunteer Party!

Volunteers and bands from all Northern California Bluegrass Society events and other projects over the past year will soon receive their invitations to the 2016 Volunteer Thank You Party. The  annual gathering for those who do so much all year long to support the music will be held on Saturday, October 29 at an undisclosed location.

One Week Reminder: Film Submissions Due For 2017 NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival On October 22

One Week Reminder: October 22, 2016 is the due date for film submissions for the 10th Annual NCBS Bluegrass Film Festival. The film festival is part of the FREE Bluegrass On Broadway Festival, set for January 27-29 in Redwood City. Information: (650) 218-9845.